Kaelin Jackson is a senior at Auburn University. Jackson is completing a major in public relations and is expected to graduate in May 2018. Prior to beginning her senior year at Auburn, she interned at the AARP as a brand management event services intern. At AARP, Jackson was responsible for creating event flow and logistic documents, coming up with social media content, coordinated events and managed a budget for those events. She also interned at the Financial Investment Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as a communications and event planning intern. At FINRA, Jackson was responsible for writing weekly blogs for the company’s website, managed social media, coordinated events and managed a budget for conferences. Jackson’s writing has been featured in Women’s Wear Daily, as she wrote a research article promoting Pride and Glory Ventures. Jackson used her skills she learned from a course she took that focused on public relations research and survey methods. During her time at Auburn, Jackson also learned how to communicate messages to key audiences through a variety of media and tools through a multimedia writing course.
Jackson is a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America and is active in a number of other on-campus organizations. Her career in public relations includes a stint as public relations assistant vice president for the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority.
In her spare time, Jackson enjoys participating in outdoor activities, like hiking and swimming. She is a volunteer at Sunday Suppers, a mentorship program linked with the homeless in Washington, D.C.